SJ5359 : Crimes Lane seen from Beeston Castle

taken 2 years ago, near to Beeston, Cheshire, Great Britain

Crimes Lane seen from Beeston Castle
Crimes Lane seen from Beeston Castle
Beeston Castle is a former Royal castle. It was built in the early thirteenth century and it was kept in good repair until the 16th century, when it was considered to be of no further military use, although it was pressed into service during the English Civil War. The castle was partly demolished in 1646, on the orders of Oliver Cromwell, to prevent its further use as a stronghold..

A lodge house, with circular towers either side of a central archway was built in the 19th century, and is now the visitor centre.

The castle is a Grade I listed building, and the lodge is Grade II listed


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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 June, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5342 5933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.7452N 2:41.8558W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 53661 59281
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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